ASN Aircraft accident IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander HP-1338MF Isla Perico, Panama City
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Friday 19 July 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator:My Flight Corp
Registration: HP-1338MF
MSN: 818
First flight: 1977-03-18 (36 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Isla Perico, Panama City (   Panama)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Isla del Rey-Punya Coco Airstrip, Panama
Destination airport:Panama City Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport (PAC/MPMG), Panama
A Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander sustained substantial damage in a forced landing accident at Isla Perico, Panama City, Panama.
The airplane had departed Isla del Rey-Punya Coco Airstrip en route to Panama City Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport (BLB) when it suffered an engine failure. At 12:12 the pilot radioed that he had lost an engine. He was flying over sea towards Panama City. A forced landing was performed on Isla Perico, near the Amador Causeway. On rollout the airplane collided with a container.

All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

» 19-7-2013
» La Prensa 19-7-2013


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Distance from Isla del Rey-Punya Coco Airstrip to Panama City Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport as the crow flies is 109 km (68 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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